Washington is preparing to impose retaliatory measures in connection with the alleged failure by Russia of the Treaty on open skies. About this media said the U.S. state Department, noting that the us government can repeal these measures if the Russian side will return to their obligations. The state Department said it had long been concerned about the issue of fulfillment by Russia of the agreement and intend to encourage Moscow to listen more closely to these concerns.
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As writes on Wednesday, the RIA Novosti news Agency with reference to the representative of the state Department, the United States is taking measures in connection with the alleged failure by Russia of the open skies Treaty providing for mutual inspections of countries in the airspace of each other.
“After repeated unsuccessful attempts at diplomatic communication with Moscow, we decided to take reasonable and proportionate measures in response to the failure by Russia of conditions of the contract”, — quotes Agency the words of the interlocutor.
“We hope that this will change Russia’s calculations and encourage you to communicate with us about our concerns in a constructive way”, – said the representative office.